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CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. why do they harass me? they are charging us, you make more money than we do. can you get the books back to the library? so they get all the books, all the articles, it is on going but in huge parts. i am pretty thorough when i draft out my perspectives for what i want. when i give a research student an outline of my chapters, the tactic descriptions, two pages, i lay out for them what i am looking for. in this chapter i want to do this or look at this or i want information about actuarial tables for black people in the nineteenth century, look at black mortality and friends. i am pretty specific about what i want and i want to be relatively detailed so researchers can focus on the very thing that i need. to test out my hypothesis and theory about certain things, get information driven by my own understanding of that point, it might be revised depending on what i find. they get all that stuff, bring me that in being -- big carts and i go at it. that i say thank you. then i go to work. i take excessive notes, transform those on the page into sections that i want to devote to particul
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 1:00am EDT
that's all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us. we will be back here tomorrow night. all the coverage on of the town halls. all the news of the day. we are here to toss to greta van susteren. >> pennsylvania, missouri, arkansas, and wisconsin. the health care town hall meetings are exploding. protesters are spread from coast to coast rand going on the word next. start your engines, g.m.'s vice chairman goes "on the record." remember, you have a huge stake in general motors now. in some ways, our next guest is your employee. now, have you heard about this new car that gets 230 miles per gallon? more on that coming up. how about our international multi tasking? not only is secretary of state hillary clinton doing diplomacy in africa but it turns out the secretary is busting out her dance moves in africa. we have got it on tape is she a good dancer? we report. you decide. but you have got to see. this [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: the mystery, it's
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 5:00am EDT
a result of cash for clunkers...but are they doomed to repeat the same mistakes that led to the u-s auto industry collapse? plus, oil and copper have been red hot as the global economy tries to pull itself out of the recession. what *commodities may be telling us about the economy. and healthcare remains front and center..a look at medicare part d...and the prescription drug program's impact on patients and nvestors. a02 " was a very loud stock market rallied is given away to make quite rowdy last seven trading sessions the dow jones industrial average has climbed higher by almost 5% we are seeing the dollar levels we haven't seen since the week after last halloween. the banks have been holding their own as well participating in this rally and the fdic now is making it easier for private equity for us to buy the failing banks by easing the regulations on capital requirements in this move happens as the pace of the bank failure since to pickup more than 80 banks have been shut down by fdic in and last year been fair with the number total to over 900 and time the fdic has been more
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
and deirdre. that is all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us, an we hope you have a great night. we'll see you tomorrow night in san diego. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: tonight, run! everyone, quick, run! it's recess. yes, it's reserks and with it comes a lot of schoolyard name-calling. try this one -- angry mobs. that's what some democrats are calling citizens who just want to know what is going on. now, if you thought the health care battle was on fire before, you haven't seen anything yet. we have more video of people barbecuing their congressmen over health care reform. dick morris going "on the record" next about the health care war. plus, we actually caught one. we caught a real life member of what the d.n.c. calls the angry mob. she's in the studio right now. hopefully she'll stay in control before she goes on. she's scaring the democrats. why is some of your stimulus money being spent overseas? how is that going to help our economy? we have a report. then, you won't believe this could happen anyplace
HLN
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
-section, not necessarily representative, but people coming up to us and having a discussion about health care. last night we pulled in to paducah, kentucky, and it was just remarkable, the number of people who showed up. so, what we did, we asked the restaurant across the road to give us some chairs. we sat down under -- 20 feet from the bus, got our cameras fired up, and we had our own town hall meeting. here's just a taste of what we heard. we're here in paducah, kentucky. we are hearing different things from people wherever we're going, but i haven't found too many people around here who are opposed to reforming health care. >> i'm for the idea, but i don't think that congress and the president has done a good job of disseminating the information. i'm just hearing a lot of flak and not a lot of meat and potatoes. >> reporter: what about you? >> i think right now we have a lack of choice. i mean, health care's expensive. i mean, the average costs of the coverage i found more often than not are more expensive than the actual care. i would think any choice, any viable choice, would be better than what we
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
for us. >> they are saying that most of the filming in this case was done at the couple's middle river home. this is a story that had most of us in the media and police speechless. they were emt's charged with doing unthinkable things to children ages 2 years old to 13 years old. police believe there may be more but victim's -- more victims. >> this is gross. it is indecent. there is no other term but they felt term to describe it. >> in the story of a 34 year-old john nicklas and 26 year-old shannon honea the notion is all you can feel. it april started back on july 15. detectives were able to determine that child pornography was located inside their home here on the 9700 block -- in middle river. police seized computers and several cd's and dvd's. it was not until after police viewed the videos is when they determined that the suspects were part of the child pornography. >> they were part of the sexual acts and selling it. they were distributing it to other people. >> according to court documents the abuse involving children ages 2-13. a vast amount of prescription bottles were found
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
another video of george sodini. this time, at a controversial dating seminar. what does it tell us about the killer? >>> the new swine flu rules. the government releases new guidelines, suggesting three shots this year. but is it safe? >>> a sister's celebration. lisa ling tells us how her sister is coping after months in captivity. and what really happened in north korea. >>> and a triple-play in the park. three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in our summer concert series. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off, on this friday, august 7th. and we continue to learn more about the man who opened fire on an aerobics class earlier this week. >> we have a team of reporters looking into this. insight into him will help going forward. and this is a relationship class. a tough-love tutorial, with him participating. >> this, as the victims' families prepare to say good-bye. the funerals tomorrow for three women killed. >> john berma
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 9:00am EDT
, go to our blog at cnn.com/amfix. that's going to do it for us. >> it sounds easier to let your neighbor dog sit. >>> here's "cnn newsroom" with heidi collins, have a great day. >>> surprise, former president bill clinton is in north korea and he's on a mission too. he's trying to free two american journalists. and he's getting a pretty warm welcome, our foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty will be taking a closer look at that. also, keeping a very close eye on iran today because there are new accusations and new questions about the three americans that we told you about that are under arrest there. we'll be getting to that story shortly. >>> and in pakistan, young boys stolen from their homes, brainwashed and then trained to kill. good morning, everybody, i'm heidi collins, today is tuesday, august 4th, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> a rare mission inside north korea for a former american president, bill clinton arrived there early this morning. he's there trying to gain the release of two jailed journalists. they were sentenced to 12 years in a very secretive t
CNN
Aug 28, 2009 1:00pm EDT
write can be used against them. i am live at cnn headquarters in atlanta. >>> some stars we hardly know where to begin. let's push forward. a california woman who was kidnapped in front of her own house in 1991 is free and finally getting reacquainted with her family. the secret world she inhabited for 18 years, a backyard where she bore and raised her children. the world is repulsed at what happened to her. the suspect three hours from now will go before a judge to face charges relating to kidnapping and sexual abuse. he met wednesday with his patrol officer. hard to imagine what jaycee's parents are going through. her stepfather witnessed the kidnapping and for years was a suspect. jaycee's reunion with the mother was a shocker. >> jaycee told her she had babies and my wife asked her how many babies. it was a real shock. i didn't know babies. i was expecting -- nobody told me they were 15 and 11 so it was a shocker. >> we have news producers working every area of this case. >> phillip and nancy garrido expected to be arraigned at 1:00 p.m. local time. behind me is the home they lived
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
that democrats are using that as an excuse but maybe republicans are giving them one to push forward without them. >> ed henry, if this is true and seriously under consideration it seems a far cry from what we were hearing over the weekend from the white house, from kathleen sebelius, from the president himself, from robert gibbs talking about the public option being one of several things and the key thing is competition and choice. to go from that to suddenly moving forward ramming this thing through it seems like all day today they have been saying nothing is changing. it seems like a lot has changed. >> you are right. that is why they are not pulling the trigger tonight on this. over the weekend it was about the president showing flexibility saturday night on the town hall. maybe there won't be a public option. kathleen sebelius leaving the door open to no public option. she didn't close the door either. that was about trying to bring in kent conrad, a conservative democrat like ben nelson in the senate, show flexibility. if they ram this through with this procedural motion that will close tha
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 11:00am EDT
the judge's nomination to the u.s. supreme court today. >>> also, pakistan's lost boy. they say the taliban stole him from their families and forced them to train for terror. hello to you all, glad you could be here. i'm t.j. holmes sitting in for my good friend tony harris. you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> the former president clinton hopes to bring two jailed journalists home with him. elaine quijano is on the story with us at the white house and jill doherty joining us, as well. elaine, i want to start with you here. we've been hearing a lot coming out of there and a lot of this information, we can't confirm since our reporters aren't necessarily traveling and a lot of people didn't know about this trip. president clinton was carrying a message from the current president obama. what are you hearing from the white house on that? not the case. >> yeah, t.j., the white house flatly denies that. last hour at the press gaggle, basically, and secretary robert gibbs office he was asked about this. was there a message that former president clinton, because of this report, was there was a messa
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2009 1:00pm EDT
anthems of canada and the united states, music that reminds us of our history, our traditions, our struggles, and our victories. will you please rise? ♪ ["o canada" playing] ["star-spangled banner" playing] thank you. please be seated. as we begin today, i am especially honored to be here and see for this year's air safety program -- yhour mc for this year's a safety program. we have but to get all the representatives of safety, security, jumpseat, and pilot assistance. and has been quite an undertaking. i am grateful for all the long and hard work of those who made it possible. it is my pleasure to introduce the committee chairs whose efforts led to this historic week. on my far right, united capt. rory kay. on my far left, first officer rich obert. i might direct left, national security committee chair robert powers. there are two more individuals on stage for us to welcome. first, the president of the airline pilots association, captain john prater, and the " honorable capt. randy that it -- babbitt. he is no. 1 in the faa. you get a pilots said it, it is it his signature on y
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 1:00am EDT
care about the l is. >> congressmen's job is to protect us. your main job is not to get injured. i'm sorry for what america has turned into what it's turned into. >> we don't support single -family -- >> that's what obama wants. >> no, it's not what obama wants. >> don't you watch tv? greta: and just coming into fox tonight, brand-new video of a forum on health care getting very fiery in florida. congresswoman katie kester was at the event and got an earful from voters. >> if you'll all listen for five minutes, ok? [yelling] [whistling, applause, booing] >> wrong! wrong answer! greta: president obama's press secretary insists protesters like those are not a grass-roots movement, just astrotough. is the white house trying to stifle freedom of speech, those who just don't agree with them? in a blog at white house.gov, the white house gives an email address where people can report to the white house fishy speech, that is speech that questions the president's health care plan. our own major garrett asked press eaktary robert gibbs what does that mean. >> i was pretty clear that we're n
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
. 202-737-0002 for democrats. we also have a line for independents, and send us a tweed. inside "usa today" the health- care battle bubbling over in town hall forums across the nation this month, shifting to tv screens. if you go to the website politico.com, a $12 million edged campaign committee latest wave of ads in support of the president's plan. mike allen joins us. can you explain what this is all about. guest: the $12 million buy, which is the first of tens of millions of dollars of money going out in support of the president's plant is an effort by white house allies to counter all the great coverage we have been seeing on c-span and elsewhere of these raucous town halls. as you know, this is the reversal of the landscape that president clinton faced back in 1993 when the air waves were very much dominated by the opposition. >> this is coming -- host: this is coming at the same time as the net routes meeting in michigan, and "usa to the" is pinning it $57 million in health-care advertising. guest: it is like a presidential campaign if you are in ohio you will see more of the
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
at to get us going. the first is from brett green who writes for the denver post.com under the title of a better america immersed from woodstock. he writes woodstock means little until you place it in the larger context of the society unravelling around the young adults. from their parents generation, they had absorbed rich idealism for social and economic justice. the piece by brett green and author in denver goes on to say, it was an interlude arriving in the context of more social and political upheaval than most americans have witnessed. it was a chaotic but peaceful interlude to a forthcoming breakdown between government and the governed when combined, it would end an unpopular war. i want to talk for the first half-hour, your thoughts, did a better america emerge from woodstock. the numbers ... twitter address is cspanwj. if you have called us in the last 30 days, send your comment via e-mail or twitter and give others a chance. >> what was it about the gathering, this carnival, this music festival that influenced your political evolution and did a better america emerge from wo
HLN
Aug 5, 2009 12:00pm EDT
in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >> boy, can you imagine how they were overcome at that moment? lee and ling were employed by the media company owned by al gore. president obama watched this joyous reunion on television as we all did here. he said he is breathing a sigh of relief now that the women are back home. >> i want to just make a brief comment about the fact that the two young journalists, euna lee and laura ling are safely back with their families. we are obviously extraordinarily relieved. i had an opportunity to speak with the families yesterday once we knew that they were on the plane. the reunion that we have all seen on television, i think is a source of happiness not only for the families, but for the entire country. >>> we want to know what you think about this, does former president clinton's mission, do you believe open the doors to better relations with north korea at this point? give us a call at 1-877-tell-hln or e-mail us at cnn.com/hln. and you can text us your views at hlntv. >>> police say a man killed himself after firing 50 bul
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
builds in today. it brings us a pretty day. that will be the way for the remained main defer the day. wait 'til tomorrow. big changes on the way. the heat and humidity starts to clievment chance of thunderstorms comes your way and what you see now will be a different picture as thunderstorms move into the forecast then and temperatures by sunday and into monday climbing well into the mid 90's. more on that coming up in a few minutes. right now candice haze look at what's happening on the roadways with traffic edge. >> thank you steve. good morning. as you're traveling out on the main line, so far we're in the green and loving that for friday morning. starting on south 95 from mountain road heading to 69 5 , right now a ten minute commute. and good news on # five through the city. we just cleared out an accident on the southbound laindz lanes on o could be nel street. right noi now a five minute commute and approaching the downtown region on the southbound side of the jxf on 69 5 , so far a 15 minute right ride there. keep in mind though we still have dealing with the broken water mai
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 1:00pm EDT
know you're following that for us. >>> and we just want to give you a quick look at how we got here. laura ling and euna lee were arrested march 17th after allegedly crossing into north korea from china. they were working on a story on human trafficking for al gore's startup media venture, current tv. then in june the pair was convicted of illegal entry and so-called hostile acts. in a close trial they were sentenced to 12 years of hard labor. now, let's go ahead and chart the clinton connection. you've got ling and lee and they work for current tv which is owned, of course, by al gore. and then al gore was clinton's vp, the former president, married to secretary of state, hillary clinton, now in africa. no role, by the way, in bill's private mention. so, you can see the connection to all the players going on right now in this. so, is this just one big photo-op or a turning point in one of the world's more dangerous disputes? let's ask our international security analyst, nuclear weapons expert also and president of plowshares fund, he joins me live from washington. joe, let's just l
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
administration is handling things. dan lothian is breaking it down for us. >> the economy is leveling out, suggesting that the recession could be over. good news for your job and money. christine romans breaks it down. >>> we begin in the fight in afghanistan. marine and afghan forces are engaged in a fierce battle for control of a strategic town in southern afghanistan. barbara starr is live at the pentagon. this comes at a crucial time for afghanistan. >>> one week from today, afghanistan holds presidential elections. the taliban are vowing to disrupt the elections. the u.s. is doing everything it can to make sure the elections are secure. u.s. troops, as you say, marines now in the fight in the city of dahaneh. some of the video we're showing our viewers is really extraordinary. this video, some taken at night by the associated press as they moved through the area with the marines. casualties in southern afghanistan have been heavy in recent weeks as the extra u.s. troops have moved in. president obama, of course, sending the 21,000 additional troops to afghanistan. ove
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, and cnn white house correspondent dan lothian are all working this story for us. i want to start off with elaine quijano. elaine, what else do we know in this newly declassified report? >> reporter: well, suzanne, this is the report right here. as you can see, it's pretty lengthy. we're still going through it. but there are new details about interrogations that took place under the bush administration. for instance, during the questioning of 9/11 mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed, here is what the report found on page 43. "according to this interrogator, the redacted portions are indicated there, you'll see, interrogators said to khalid shaikh mohammed that if anything else happens in the united states, we're going to till your children." also, in addition to details we learned over the weekend about the use of a gun and a power drill to intimidate a detainee into giving up information, now another tactic has been revealed. the report says, quote, in july 2002, blamed operations officer participated with another operations officer in custodial interrogation of a te taney. blank repor
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
in this morning. you also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org, and on twitter. the obama's are not in the white house this week, but the white house will have a special visitor this week. a philadelphia family will get a tour of the white house. one dozen of the descendants of jennings will view the famous gilbert stuart portrait of washington. the story this morning that we are asking you about is afghanistan. here is the front page of "the new york times." the military says that the afghan forces is insufficient. "military troops sought for procurement in war. the chief envoy to the region this weekend said that they did not have enough troops to do their job, pushed past their limits by taliban rebels who operate across the borders. taliban insurgents continued to bombard the towns and villages with rockets despite a new influx of american troops. in eastern afghanistan, a network of militants has become a main source of attacks against american troops and their afghan allies." further down, "the assessment comes after stanley mcchrystal revealed that he was working to complete a major war s
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
to be the interesting question. the longer this program goes on, the longer people get used to being subsidized for buying a car. steve: one of the arguments in the first place to get people onboard for cash for clunkers is they said this is really going to spur people buying american cars. not so fast. it turns out four of the five top cars we told you yesterday are made by foreign brands. now, yesterday, according to data we had, the ford focus was number one. but now look at this. toyota corolla number one. ford focus number two. honda civic number three. toyota prius number four. and toyota camry number five. so essentially cash for clunkers has turned into a huge bailout for toyota. peter: and the transportation secretary yesterday in the interview gretchen conducted made it clear in response to our question. well, yeah, this is an american program. this was done to benefit american cars. gretchen: but under the auspice of the fact that a lot of those toyotas artoyotas are manufactun the u.s. but the p.r. message is not a good one. a very interesting point that i would like to make is -- y
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
the focus quietly turns to who should fill his seat. >>> pirates off the coast of somalia fire at a u.s. navy helicopter but they miss. how will the u.s. military respond? we're following that. we've got breaking news. >>> is governor mark sanford buckling under pressure? we expect to hear from him literally in moments. we'll put the spotlight on other governors who could be shown the door in the next six to 12 months. i'm carlos watson with a terrific show coming your way this hour. massachusetts attorney general potential replacement joins us, another person who figures prominently, former congressman meehan, columnist joe lawrence joins us. we're also joined by retired u.s. army jack jacob. we begin with breaking news, though. at least 18 people are dead after a bomb blast along the pakistan-afghanistan border. a suicide bomber approached a security opponent on foot and detonated explosives. also developing this hour in california, hundreds of firefighters are battling two wildfires in southern california today. millions of nearby residents are being warned about the toxic air levels
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 6:00am EDT
will start to climb with the southerly winds, at the moment on digital doppler all is quiet, most of us staying dry. we have clouds sitting on top of us, so a mix of sun and clouds for this afternoon, but nonetheless, quite warm with temperatures in the upper 80s to around 90. by the time we get to monday, temperatures near 100 degrees, very h stuff. it's about time, it is summer. eun, back to you for the news. >>> thank you, steve. history is happening today, first hispanic supreme court justice will be sworn in. sonia sotomayor will take the oath twice, in a private ceremony with only her family and then a public ceremony. she will take her seat on the high court in september, when the justices convene for a special meeting. >>> the family ofunice kennedy shriver is gathered at her hospital this morning. the 88-year-old sister of president john f. kennedy has been hospitalized for about a week. california governor, arnold schwarzenegger, who is married to shriver's daughter, maria, is also said to be by her side. she's said to be in critical condition at a massachusetts hospital. shri
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 6:49pm EDT
have a stomach ulcer or other condition that causes bleeding you should not use plavix. taking plavix alone or with some other medicines including aspirin may increase bleeding risk, tell your doctor before planning surgery or taking aspirin or other medicines with plavix, especially if you've had a stroke. some medicines that are used to treat heartburn or stomach ulcers, like prilosec, may affect how plavix works, so tell your doctor if you are taking other medicines. if fever, unexplained weakness or confusion develops, tell your doctor promptly. these may be signs of ttp, a rare but potentially life-threatening condition reported sometimes less than 2 weeks after starting plavix. other rare but serious side effects may occur. if you take plavix with other heart medicines, continuing to do so will help increase protection against a future heart attack or stroke. feeling better doesn't mean you're not at risk. stay with plavix. i see you're flatulent in three languages... graduated top of your gas... (announcer) got gas on your mind? your son rip is on line toot. excuse me (announce
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2009 1:00pm EDT
a certain galaxies and the distance it is speeding from us. once you have a relation between the distance and the speed, and the relation, but the way, is linear so if something is more distant, it moves faster from us -- once you have a relation like this, you can roll it back, like a video that you run backward, and you can discover when it did the expected start. if i tell you that the distance from here to baltimore is -- i don't know what it is -- 40 miles, let's say, it will take you an hour to get there. of course, it never does, because the parkway is always full of repairs and things, but that is a different question. in this particular case, you can use this to roll the movie of the universe back and discover how old are universe is. the problem is, in astronomy, while you can determine speeds relatively easy, because you use something that is similar to the doppler effect, this thing that when something moves away, waves gets spread out, so you can, by seeing how waves gets spread out, it tell how fast it is moving, distances are very difficult to tell in astronomy. you look to
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 3:00pm EDT
xamped out in the halls of the capitol through all of this. she joins us with an update. hi, dana. they're headed out now for summer recess. without either the house or the senate passing health care reform. let's start with the house. where do things stand? >> reporter: this is probably going to be a crude analogy, but i'll try it anyway. since it's the summertime. you know that game on the boardwalk whack-a-mole, you hit one and another pops up. that's what's going on with the house democratic leadership. because before leaving for recess, they calmed a revolt among the blue dog conservative democrats. and they made some changes to their health care bill. for example, they pared down a little bit, the simplistic way of saying it, but they pared down the government-run health care option. you know what happened? the liberal democrats, they -- that ignited a revolt among them. so they calmed the conservatives and the liberals popped up. that's basically where things stand right now. in the house. they're hoping when they come back, they can get everybody together and pass in the fall a
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
these charges. we will say, again, as we've said before that we said before when they left u.s. soil, they never intended to cross to north korea. according to the charges, they confessed. so we know they're sorry. we're very sorry. and we hope that the north korean government now will show compassion and just let them come home. >> lisa, i mean, does it concern you that the north korean government is saying they were there for a smear campaign, not acknowledging they were independent journalists? >> all we can say is that they are journalists and they were doing their job. my sister has been a journalist for years. and that's really all we can say. you know, we weren't in the courtroom. we don't know any sort of specifics other than what was released. we just hope, you know, given the fact that we know the girls have apologized profusely, that they will let the girls come home to us. it's been -- it's been three months. and that's been too long for us. >> stay with us. because coming up in five minutes' time, we're going to be talking to victor cha, the director of asian affairs at the white ho
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 7:00am EDT
on detainee tactics. one of the headlines this morning says that the cia used a gun and a power drill to threaten duties. we want to get your reaction this morning. -- to threaten detainee's. in the paper this morning, reporting on this story -- here is the headline. it says a bush officials filed the charges over tactics in this terror case. the reporters with their leaves say that a cia officer who allegedly used a gun to intimidate it captured al qaeda suspect was formally disciplined for violating the agency's rules for conducting interrogations', but the bush administration justice department officials ultimately declined to file charges against him, according to two former intelligence officers familiar with the case. this is in "the washington post" today. there are a lot of related stories in the papers today. in this particular case they write that the cia officer eventually resigned. this was confirmed yesterday. inspector general's report which is slated to be released in the classified form tomorrow. the first call on all of this -- todd on the independent line. caller: he
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 4:00pm EDT
of dollar, this is a good pick. >> terry: it is risky. that is going to do it for us. thanks for joining us. have a great widen weekend. >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. we are just getting videotape of a crash of a belo russian fighter jet. it happened in poland. it was performing maneuvers. we're going to try to get more information. we're also hearing from police regard the jadee dugard kidnapping case. they are focusing their investigation on two suspects, philip garrido and his wife. they are digging in the backyard where jaycee and two daughters were allegedly being kept in a makeshift compound of tents and sheds and a whole lot more. we're going to continue follow what is happening. we'll bring that you news conference as soon as it begins. >>> another fox news alert. wildfires in california threatening 12,000 homes. 6,000 of those homeowners are under mandatory evacuation order as the flames are closing in. the unpredictable fire is spreading in all directions. schwarzenegger says 2200 firefighters are battling the flames and he is urging them to heed authorities' warnings. live from ca
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
2006. white house correspondent wendell goler joins us live with details. good evening, wendell. >> good evening, bret. house judiciary committee chairman john conyers released 5,400 pages of e-mails and other documents he says show the white house under former president george w. bush was, quote, the driving force behind the removal of a number of u.s. attorneys. the ranking republican on that committee, lamar smith of texas disagrees. he says there is no credible evidence of wrongdoing in the documents. he has accused the obama administration of politicizing the justice department, for dropping the charges against several black panthers accused of voter intimidation in philadelphia this past november. former u.s. attorney david iglesias figures most prominently in the bush administration documents. he was strongly criticized by new new mexico republicans for not prosecuting alleged voter fraud in 2004 that they felt might have hurt a republican candidate. iglesias told the congressional committee his firing was a political flogging. iglesias said the decision had been made aft
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 3:05am EDT
this matter brought to a resolution as soon as possible and we call on the iranian government to help us determine the where abouts of -- >> clearly the wrong report there but we'll get that fixed for you. >> let us go ahead and take a look at your tuesday forecast. a stormy day in the midwest, hail, gusty winds and thunderstorms from missouri to ohio. >> there will be lightning with light rain in the rocky mountains. >> 83 in sacramento, 87 in >> portland, 98 in boise today. highs in the upper 80s across much of the midwest but 70s in fargo. in the twin cities, 85 in boston, 8 in new york and 92 in atlanta. >> for the first time these sawful hours been fit us because this morning we want to be among the first to say happy birthday, mr. president. >> president obama turns 4 today. it looks like he'll spend most of the day working instead of celebrating the white house is tight lipped abyny festivitiby that might brehe htonight. >> we wish the president and -- >> doesn't look very tasty. >> it would probably love five guys. >> my fellow leo. i didn't know he was a leo. >> >> you got your
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 10:00am EDT
that i resent, big time. that is not our founders intended for us to do. our final comment comes from a democrat. host: you get the last comment. caller: i hope i make it good. we have a $10,000 deductible so when they include me and my fiancee and that 85% of people who are supposedly happy with their insurance, we are not happy. me and my friends are in similar situations. the plans are out there. you might pay $100 per month or $400 per month to get more coverage. i think the national health plan would help keep the insurance companies in check. we don't have any=t( american gs company that keep gas prices in check and look what happened. they had their chance to make a lot of money. i think it is time to put something in place and not this patchwork way of doing things i would like to tell you a story about my dad -- you recently went to spain, slipped and fell and as a result had to go to the doctor. he went to the doctor and pharmacist. when he went to pay, they said you don't have to pay here. he is an american. he did not understand. we have to pay in the united states and he
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2009 4:00pm EDT
the book and pj being here and it is a great honor for us and let's get with it. here's pj o'rourke. [applause]. >> thank you. >> thank you. thank you so much for coming here. i really appreciate it. and, i really appreciate being here. i have tended to make these flying visits to los angeles and i've never gotten a chance to go to the museum. today is me first day at the museum and after i get done talking to you guys and sign some books i hope if you want them signed and they are probably more valuable if they aren't signed... but! [laughter]. >> you know, but, i'm going to spend some time and then i've got a five-year-old that like, if it has wheels, it rules! you know? and i have to go down, i have been on book tour three weeks and cannot come home empty handed and i have to go shopping here today, too. anyway, it is i'm afraid a last time to say, how shall we put it, sayonara to the american car. american automobile companies, ford, gm, chrysler will live long in some form, a kind of marley's ghost dragging their chains and -- at takes pairs's expense and you know, and t
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 1:00am EDT
foreman back from a town hall and joins us live from baltimore. what did you see? >> reporter: quite a night, john. lot of people showed up. easily over 500. maybe 600 or more than that. not sure if you put all the people inside and all the people outside who couldn't get in. they started showing up several hours ahead of time to meet with u.s. senator ben carden from here in maryland outside of baltimore here where they were gathering for this meeting at a local university. clearly, clearly, clearly many, many, many of the people were there to oppose the plan. there are some supporters, certainly, but an awful lot of them were there and they were very vocal about why they were opposing this plan. many because they feel it's being rushed to much. many because they don't like the cost of it. many for a lot of other details. take a listen to what was being said outside this hall at townsend university before it began. >> there's nobody that understands. the congressmen haven't read this bill. it's 1,000 pages-plus. they don't know what's in it themselves. >> reporter: you don't see tra
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
is in it? i really want to know what it will cost us, and basically, really, i am so concerned about the fact that it will eventually crowd that any private insurance -- crowd out any private insurance. i think that it is so un- american. host: thanks for calling in. you can also send us an e-mail or a tweet. cspanwj is our twitter address. good morning, caller. caller: good morning, i'm so happy that you have this topic this morning. my question is, concerning these town hall meetings, when max baucus heard his meetings and doctors and nurses showed up at the table, they could barely make a peep and they were escorted out and put under arrest. this seems contrived. why is it that over and over again at these open, public hearings, people who disturb the peace this way are not been arrested? and locked out of the hearing said that discussions can take place? it seems so contrived. it makes me question what kind of democracy we have here that some people are more equal than others. some people can disrupt and cause a disturbance and the law enforcement is not called the in to stop tha
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2009 7:00am EDT
's 48 birthday. we will begin by talking about taxes, the deficit, and the u.s. economy. what are the headlines that we want to bring to your attention? this front-page of "the hill" newspaper. airports that the obama administration on monday quickly shot down a trial balloon that opened the possibility of new taxes on middle-class up for the nba came under heavy fire from labor unions, liberal leaders, and republicans. the press secretary robert gibbs scramble to backtrack on the idea. we will show you later on what he said to reporters at the what does. inside, the reporting of two reporters -- as the economic policy is working, and public appearances the president will attempt to regain the initiative on the economy. it says he has had several weeks of rocky support. we're joined this morning by the reporter from "the washington post." all this dovetails into what we will see later this week as he travels to indiana and tomorrow to detroit. what can we expect? guest: you can expect talk about the reason gdp numbers. never has a shrinking quarter been so welcomed by a white
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 4:00pm EDT
their constituents and most are talking about costs? >> that's correct. what polls have shown us. people are month more concerned of cost of health care overall and the desire, they north concerned was w access to health care or the quality of health care. they are really concerned that costs keep going up and they don't get any more for paying more. what necessity real wanted to see is what they like about the health care system preserved and what they don't like, costs, lowered. its old jock about congress, everybody hates congress but they love their congressman. that is how people feel about health care in this country. >> gregg: are people saying, look i don't buy the presidents argument it's not going to cost us something. he claims this is going to be monetarily neutral, it's not going going to increase the deficit. people don't buy that, do they? >> no, not in part. and the president is concerned that we have a rising deficit and the president is asking the country to spend more money. she saying spend that go money in the short term is going to save the country money in the long term, but
FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
saw standing before us, president bill clinton. [applause] we were shocked, but we knew instantly in our hearts, that the nightmare of our lives was finally coming to an end. jon: jennifer griffin is live with us. who won? >> it is cleared kim jong il in the north koreans have one. for years they have wanted some legitimacy for their country. america has always said they would only talk to them in six- partyç talks, including our allies. kim jong-il got what he wanted, a former american president. as much as the white house and secretary of state say that there was no quid quo pro, and that president clinton was there on a private mission, -- it may have been a humanitarian issue, but even u.s. officials are telling us that he was given a briefing by cia and others before his visit. he was briefed on the latest with what they were doing, and there is no doubt duringç that three and a half hours with kim jong il, the issue must have come up. jon: is it possible that they held these meetings and did not discuss these issues? >> look at who met bill clinton. the deputy foreign mi
HLN
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
to hear from you, call in, 1-877-tell-hln is the number. e-mail us, cnn.com/primenews. or you can text us at hlntv, just start your message with the word prime. it's your chance tbe heard. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> wrk. this is "prime news." i'm mike galanos. a disturbing report on the day michael jackson died. multiple sources tell the "l.a. times" that dr. conrad murray, the doctor for the king of pop, left michael jackson alone and under the influence of the powerful anesthetic propofol. he left him alone so he could make some phone calls. and by the time he returned, michael jackson had stopped breathing. give us a call, 1-877-tell-hln. russell, entertainment reporter, legal analyst, attorney, pop squire.com. also criminal defense attorney, jennifer. and professor of surgery at vanderbilt university. jennifer, let's start with you. this is the report. if is this is the way it went down, do we have manslaughter charges. >> absolutely. this doctor is going to be held criminally responsible for his actions. what he did was reckless. he left a man alone and administered a
NBC
Aug 5, 2009 5:00am EDT
morning, everyone. welcome. we are very happy you are with us today. i'm barbara harrison. >> i'm keith garvin in for joe krebs. here's a live look outside washington, d.c. >> it looks beautiful out there. we'll talk to tom to see if we'll have post card weather for july. >> we have a chance for afternoon thundershowers and it is humid this morning. e h aad e aofad sh inngn oup showing radar. no precipitation around the region. 74 in washington. the eastern shore themi 7 d-0. ts he mountains.umid, but you ,id but you can he tud c the clouds on the incr with thelo blips of i southern sthern west virgini waou snerit west virgini er thundowowers. no thundheow e showers could be movin o tr bmeeaartoy metro area by early rnteafoon. then maybe some passing thundershowers by tintotehis e. evs g.ouin about a 60% chance. otheisose,60 m ay m cloudy day with highsea rching the upper 80s. the sunrise would be at 6:13 and the sunset at 8:15. we could have continuing pasng showers through the evening. then by this time tomorrow morning, perhaps lingering showers south and east of washington as we
CNN
Aug 7, 2009 4:00pm EDT
the heat of the ongoing recession. president obama says the worst of it may, repeat, may, be behind us. >> we have a steep mountain to climb, and we started in a very deep valley. but i have faith in the american people, in their capacity for hard work, and innovation and their commitment to one another and their courage to face adversity. >> we're going to go inside the new unemployment numbers with cnn's chief business correspondent ali velshi and find out who's faring best, who's faring worst. but first our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what else is the president saying about the new numbers? >> wolf, the president was certainly not popping any champagne corks in the rose garden today, but he was toasting his own administration's achievements. even though there are a lot of people still not celebrating. >> reporter: the upbeat jobs report is little comfort to greg thompson, who just feels fortunate the unemployment benefits he collects at the one-stop career center in washington, d.c., were recently extended. >> for me, i'm just glad we did, but there's no jobs. i mean
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2009 7:00am EDT
economic stimulus plan to kill us growth. he will announce manufacturing plants, but officials say there are successes to highlight locally, signaling that the times are getting better. it says that it is great that he can return to committees he cares so much about and see signs of success. i hope that he will go way encouraged, and he should. there are encouraging indicators that the economy is turning around, but the battle is far from over. long term there is reason to be optimistic, but still thousands of unemployed in this county begun until all are back to work, he does not think anyone can say it is all behind. on the phone now is a reporter for elkhart, indiana. what do you expect a president to say today? guest: we learned today that the president and his vice president's appearance will announce $2.4 billion in grants as part of the federal stimulus funding for an electric vehicle battery manufacturing. these will go to 48 projects in 25 different states. indiana and michigan are two states hit hardest by the downturn and are receiving the most dollars for these grants.
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
numbers if you would like to call us all -- with your thoughts. host: john solomon, we were looking at your front page and you have such a wealth of different topics and big issues. i thought we would spend our first half hour going round robin. let us start with your exclusive interview yesterday with admiral mike mullen, chairman of the joint chiefs, on afghanistan. guest: it was a very stark interview. he said, listen, i am not going to lie to you, we are in a big hole. we start our military and diplomatic resources there. we created a culture of poverty, that caught our ears, in our own military. it will take us many years to dig out of it. he gave a candid and bleak assessment and said it is an uphill slog. i think a lot of people are still focused in iraq but the afghan theatre is becoming more prominent. host: what does he mean by a culture of poverty? guest: they were so used to doing without, whether it is military equipment or specialties needed in the field, particularly dealing with the civilian side would you are doing the nation building. the military sort of got into
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 6:38pm EDT
.d. >> the team also uses computer wizardry to reconstruct the faces of the dead, another 41 cases solved. >> we get to give that victim their name back. >> reporter: many of these cold cases do not have a happy ending, including jaycee lee dugard. she's alive, but no one can restore the childhood she lost. david wright, abc news, virginia. >>> the los angeles county core nore today confirmed details surrounding michael jackson ice death. in a state, they said jackson's death was a homicide, caused by acute propofol intoxication. a fatal overdose of the powerful drug. an investigation is continuing. >>> also in california, more wildfires, it's a familiar story. the fires cover tusands of acres, homes are threatened, residents have been forced to flee. there is a state ofen ergmecy as crews battle the blazes with thg hot, dry conditions making things worse. brian rooney is in la canada, california. >> reporter: the sun had trouble poking through a deep layer of smoke that hung over the los angeles basin this morning. the city skyline was shrouded in gray air as the wildfires continued to feed plu
FOX
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in a land use setting. for example we do not look at the other studies in other schools, such as the catholic school. >> reporter: then there was the issue of traffic and congestion. some argued the road for the proposed site was too small and dangerous. >> i think a lot of the charges that were directed at your school were misplaced. >> reporter: but in the end, the board of supervisor says this was only about land use, leaving the opposition seeing red. >> we'll support whoever is running against it. even if it is pee wee her man. >> now they must go through the entire planning process, the supervisor says the school has been in his district for the last 15 years and he called them a significant teaching facility. laura? >> wisdom, thank you. >>> following a developing story right now out of the middle east, five rocket attacks, hitting kabul, one of them falling near the u.s. embassy. hitting the house of a senior official but there are no reports of deaths. >>> and new tonight, former president bill clinton heading to north korea hoping to bring home the two american
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 6:30pm EDT
for clunkers program gave u.s. automakers a much-needed jump start. i'm katie couric. also tonight, a scare in the air. >> i hit my head on the light above and it broke the light out and was showered in glass. >> couric: dozens are injured when a continental airlines flight from rio hits severe turbulence. doctors and researchers say we need to change our diets. kids need more vitamin "d" and everyone more fish oil. and a wounded warrior fights his toughest battle: getting help from the v.a. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. americans are buying cars again with some help from the federal government. detroit's big three today reported their sales number for july. ford posted the biggest improvement over june with show room sales up 27%. chrysler's were up 16%. general motors up 8%. and cynthia bowers tells us it was the government's cash for clunkers rebate program that drew many of the buyers into the show room. >> reporter: at his suburban chicago ford dealership, sales manager mario sosnowski is seeing somethin
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